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Foxwoods betting big on return to regular business, iGaming/sports betting, says...

“It’s been quite a ride,” says Jason Guyot. “Business levels still haven’t picked up to where they were pre-pandemic, and we’re still off on the revenue side.”

Lamont signs iGaming, sports betting bill

Approval is still needed from the Bureau of Indian Affairs at the U.S. Department of Interior to amend the state’s compact with the tribes, before online gaming and sports wagering can begin in the state.

Mohegans name Ray Pineault president and CEO

Pineualt’s background includes stints as president and general manager of Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment's flagship property, Mohegan Sun Connecticut, and most recently as MGE’s chief operating officer.

Sports and online betting, EV bills move forward in CT legislature

Sports betting could be legalized in time for the NFL season, which is scheduled to begin on Sept. 9.

Will sports betting approval in Connecticut crap out?

“We’re just following multiple states in establishing some sports betting in our state," says Rep. Joseph Gresko (D-Stratford). "This way we keep that potential revenue here in the State of Connecticut.”

Lamont, tribes clash on sports betting; Bridgeport casino again in doubt

“Unfortunately, Governor Lamont appears to be saying that the state can either adopt his singular proposal on gaming, or do nothing at all,” Mohegan Chairman James Gessner said.

Dept. of Interior seeks dismissal of MGM lawsuit over East Windsor...

In its motion, Interior argues that the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act cited by MGM is not relevant to the case because the nations are not looking to build a casino on tribal lands.

MGM Resorts sues Interior Department to halt East Windsor casino

“MGM pursues litigation because that's what MGM does,” said Andrew Doba, spokesman for the tribes' MMCT joint venture.

Connecticut tribes reject Lamont’s casino proposal

The two federally recognized tribes aren't willing to trade their already approved joint venture in East Windsor for the rights to a Bridgeport casino.

Bridgeport casino proposal backed by bipartisan group of state legislators

But a spokesman for Gov. Ned Lamont said the proposed bill "falls short of what the governor wants for Bridgeport."

Tribes’ last-minute proposal for Bridgeport casino appears to fail

The proposal "puts the state at increased and immediate litigation risk from multiple parties," according to a spokesperson for Gov. Ned Lamont.

Mashantuckets, state withdraw casino lawsuit against Interior Department

The suit alleged that the agency failed to take action on approving the East Windsor facility due to pressure from MGM Resorts and Republican lawmakers in Nevada.

U.S. Interior Dept. gives nod to East Windsor casino; MGM vows...

“We believe our proposed world-class entertainment complex in Bridgeport is the best option for creating new jobs and revenue, and we will vigorously advocate for our legal rights,” said MGM Resorts International.

AG Jepsen: Tribes need federal approval before starting East Windsor casino

Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen is warning the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes not to move forward with plans to build and open a new casino in East Windsor without federal regulatory approval.

Tribes claim state will lose big if new casinos are allowed

The report by a consultant to the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes maintains that a new casino would need to generate $1.083 billion in gross gaming revenue annually to offset revenue lost from Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun.